Lisa and Jessica have known each other since Kindergarten, they wrote together on their high school's newspaper, and have been best friends for over 30  years. 

Lisa is a licensed elementary school teacher.  She lives in naval-based  towns across the US along with her husband, daughter and dog, Brewster. 

Jessica is a writer, copy editor, and educational consultant. As a child of a traveling parent, she knows the excitement of counting down the days until Dad comes home! She lives in Chicago with her partner, Paul, and their dog, Buddy.

School Visits

Lisa and Jessica visit elementary schools to read Zoe Bug's Traveling Dad and talk with kids about the hard work needed to write and illustrate a book. Send an email to to inquire about availability for an in-person or virtual visit!